Title

Suicide Investigation Reporting Tool (SIRT): A Comprehensive and Standardized Coding Form to Aid Investigators in Reporting on Deaths by Suicide

Document Type

Abstract

Publication Date

10-6-2015

Abstract

More than 39,000 people die by suicide in the United States each year. Information about these deaths is obtained by investigators and recorded in their reports which provide the most accurate representation of what occurred at the scene.

Comments

Presented at the National Association of Medical Examiners' Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, October 2-6, 2015.